UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on Monday stressed that his Office will strengthen its work on Libya, where the human rights situation continues to deteriorate amid widespread violence by armed actors, ongoing political deadlock, and deepening curbs on civic space.
The U.S. Embassy in Libya on Monday voiced deep concern over alleged abuses against migrants in Libya and vowed to use its powers to hold perpetrators accountable.
The Libyan House of Representatives should repeal a 2022 Anti-Cybercrime Law that restricts freedoms of speech, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities in eastern Libya should immediately release anyone they are holding under this law for peaceful expression.
In the wake of the UN Fact-Finding Mission’s report on violations against illegal immigration in Libya, the Government of National Unity (GNU) said that such an issue is far too big for any country to handle alone.
Amnesty International has released its annual report, which monitors the state of human rights in the world. The part on Libya showed the existence of flagrant violations of human rights.
The Center for Humanitarian Dialogue in Switzerland is preparing to hold “an informal brainstorming session with key Libyan stakeholders and members of the international community on 5 April in Geneva.”
Food price inflation continued to rise at high levels in most North African countries, but Libya was the only exception due to continued subsidies on consumer goods, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
As of March 28, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has registered more than 134,000 internally displaced persons in Libya.
The Nigerian government, in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), on Tuesday evacuated 151 stranded Nigerians from Benghazi, Libya as the government resumed its voluntary evacuation in Libya.
The European Union on Tuesday defended its work with migrants in Libya after U.N.-backed investigators accused the 27-nation bloc of abetting human rights abuses and other crimes in the north African country.